bdnews24.com - Home https://bdnews24.com/ The RSS feed of bdnews24.com en Bangladesh News 24 Hours Ltd. 2017-09-13 06:22:35.0 2017-09-13 06:22:35.0 Home Presidential election: EC mum after law minister reveals voting date https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/01/23/presidential-election-ec-mum-after-law-minister-reveals-voting-date The Election Commission has remained tightlipped after Law Minister Anisul Huq said the voting for the presidential election was set for Feb 19. 2018-01-23 00:33:56.0 https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/01/23/presidential-election-ec-mum-after-law-minister-reveals-voting-date Facebook steps in to fill up blood donors gap in Bangladesh https://bdnews24.com/socialmedia/2018/01/23/facebook-steps-in-to-fill-up-blood-donors-gap-in-bangladesh Facebook is launching a blood donation feature in Bangladesh to make it easy for the people to find a donor when in need. 2018-01-23 00:14:55.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2017/10/31/facebook-now-says-126-million-americans-probably-saw-russian-posts-that-tried-to-sway-us-politics.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Facebook+now+says+126+million+Americans+probably+saw+Russian+posts+that+tried+to+sway+US+politics.jpg https://bdnews24.com/socialmedia/2018/01/23/facebook-steps-in-to-fill-up-blood-donors-gap-in-bangladesh US Senators reach deal to reopen government https://bdnews24.com/world/americas/2018/01/22/us-senators-reach-deal-to-reopen-government US senators voted to move forward on legislation that would reopen the federal government until Feb 8, ending a three-day standoff between Democrats and President Donald Trump's Republicans over immigration and border security. 2018-01-22 23:55:32.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/21/us-shutdown-02.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/us-shutdown-02.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/americas/2018/01/22/us-senators-reach-deal-to-reopen-government IMF raises global growth forecast, sees Trump tax boost https://bdnews24.com/economy/2018/01/22/imf-raises-global-growth-forecast-sees-trump-tax-boost The International Monetary Fund on Monday revised up its forecast for world economic growth in 2018 and 2019, saying sweeping US tax cuts were likely to boost investment in the world's largest economy and help its main trading partners. 2018-01-22 23:48:21.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/imf-logo.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/imf-logo.JPG https://bdnews24.com/economy/2018/01/22/imf-raises-global-growth-forecast-sees-trump-tax-boost Crystal Palace sign midfielder Rakip on loan from Benfica https://bdnews24.com/sport/2018/01/22/crystal-palace-sign-midfielder-rakip-on-loan-from-benfica Crystal Palace brought in Sweden under-21 midfielder Erdal Rakip on loan from Portuguese side Benfica until the end of the season on Monday, making him Roy Hodgson's first signing since he became manager of the club in September. 2018-01-22 23:04:36.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/erdal-rakip-02.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Erdal-Rakip-02.jpg https://bdnews24.com/sport/2018/01/22/crystal-palace-sign-midfielder-rakip-on-loan-from-benfica Ruthless South Africa take aim at series sweep against India https://bdnews24.com/cricket/2018/01/22/ruthless-south-africa-take-aim-at-series-sweep-against-india South Africa have promised a ruthless approach as they seek to inflict an historic series sweep when they host India for the third and final test at The Wanderers in Johannesburg on Wednesday, says captain Faf du Plessis. 2018-01-22 22:51:09.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/ind-safrica-test.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/ind-safrica-test.JPG https://bdnews24.com/cricket/2018/01/22/ruthless-south-africa-take-aim-at-series-sweep-against-india Polls to elect president on Feb 19, says law minister https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/01/22/polls-to-elect-president-on-feb-19-says-law-minister The Election Commission will organise the polls to elect the 21st Bangladesh president on Feb 19, says Law Minister Anisul Huq. 2018-01-22 22:28:07.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2016/12/20/31_bangabhaban_am_201216_0003.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/31_Bangabhaban_AM_201216_0003.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/01/22/polls-to-elect-president-on-feb-19-says-law-minister Pope defends in-flight wedding from conservative headwinds https://bdnews24.com/lifestyle/2018/01/22/pope-defends-in-flight-wedding-from-conservative-headwinds Pope Francis on Sunday defended his decision to marry a couple aboard a plane in Chile last week, responding to criticism by conservatives that it flew in the face of Church rules and set a bad precedent. 2018-01-22 21:40:28.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/pope-inflight-wedding.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/pope-inflight-wedding.jpg https://bdnews24.com/lifestyle/2018/01/22/pope-defends-in-flight-wedding-from-conservative-headwinds US sanctions curb Microsoft sales to hundreds of Russian firms https://bdnews24.com/technology/2018/01/22/us-sanctions-curb-microsoft-sales-to-hundreds-of-russian-firms Two of Microsoft's official distributors in Russia have imposed restrictions on sales of Microsoft software to more than 200 Russian companies following new US sanctions, according to notifications circulated by the distributors. 2018-01-22 21:27:59.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/microsoft-logo-russia.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/microsoft-logo-russia.jpg https://bdnews24.com/technology/2018/01/22/us-sanctions-curb-microsoft-sales-to-hundreds-of-russian-firms Abbas wins EU backing for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/abbas-wins-eu-backing-for-palestinian-capital-in-east-jerusalem The European Union assured President Mahmoud Abbas it supported his ambition to have East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian state, in the bloc’s latest rejection of US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. 2018-01-22 21:21:18.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/mahmoud-abbas.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/mahmoud-abbas.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/abbas-wins-eu-backing-for-palestinian-capital-in-east-jerusalem Survey finds 87% consumers satisfied with power supply https://bdnews24.com/economy/2018/01/22/survey-finds-87-consumers-satisfied-with-power-supply Around 87 percent people are satisfied with the power supply situation in the country, according to a survey conducted by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics or BBS. 2018-01-22 21:10:36.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2016/12/08/07_fireworks_hatirjheel_power-and-energy-week_091216014.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/07_Fireworks_Hatirjheel_Power+and+Energy+Week_091216014.jpg https://bdnews24.com/economy/2018/01/22/survey-finds-87-consumers-satisfied-with-power-supply 'Jumanji' stays strong, topping '12 Strong,' 'Den of Thieves' with $20 Million https://bdnews24.com/entertainment/2018/01/22/jumanji-stays-strong-topping-12-strong-den-of-thieves-with-20-million Sony's "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" has won its third weekend box office title with ease, topping newcomers "12 Strong" and "Den of Thieves," with $20 million at 3,704 North American locations. 2018-01-22 21:02:28.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/dwayne-johnson-jumanji.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/dwayne-johnson-jumanji.JPG https://bdnews24.com/entertainment/2018/01/22/jumanji-stays-strong-topping-12-strong-den-of-thieves-with-20-million Bad debts dogging Bangladesh’s banking sector, says finance minister https://bdnews24.com/business/2018/01/22/bad-debts-dogging-bangladeshs-banking-sector-says-finance-minister Finance Minister AMA Muhith does not find the number of banks operating in Bangladesh too many, but says bad debts are a ‘major problem.’ 2018-01-22 20:23:06.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/muhith-norway.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Muhith-Norway.jpg https://bdnews24.com/business/2018/01/22/bad-debts-dogging-bangladeshs-banking-sector-says-finance-minister Catalan crisis rekindled as parliament proposes Puigdemont as leader https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/catalan-crisis-rekindled-as-parliament-proposes-puigdemont-as-leader The Catalan parliament on Monday proposed Carles Puigdemont as candidate for president, dealing a blow to central government efforts to derail an independence movement that has plunged Spain into political crisis. 2018-01-22 19:31:04.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/carles-puigdemont.jpg1/ALTERNATES/w140/carles-puigdemont.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/catalan-crisis-rekindled-as-parliament-proposes-puigdemont-as-leader Japanese capital holds first N Korean missile attack drill https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/japanese-capital-holds-first-n-korean-missile-attack-drill Tokyo held its first missile evacuation drill on Monday with volunteers taking cover in subway stations and other underground spaces that would double as shelters for the Japanese capital in the event of a North Korean missile strike. 2018-01-22 19:20:23.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/tokyo-dome-city.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/tokyo-dome-city.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/japanese-capital-holds-first-n-korean-missile-attack-drill Saudi-led coalition to give $1.5 billion in Yemen aid, expand port capacity https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/saudi-led-coalition-to-give-1.5-billion-in-yemen-aid-expand-port-capacity A military coalition led by Saudi Arabia said on Monday it would commit $1.5 billion in new humanitarian aid for Yemen where it is supporting the internationally recognized government against Iran-aligned Houthis in a three-year-old civil war. 2018-01-22 18:25:16.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/yemen-aid.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/yemen-aid.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/saudi-led-coalition-to-give-1.5-billion-in-yemen-aid-expand-port-capacity Aug 21 grenade attack case: Tarique Rahman’s lawyer starts arguments https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/01/22/aug-21-grenade-attack-case-tarique-rahmans-lawyer-starts-arguments Tarique Rahman’s defence team has begun presenting its arguments in the Aug 21 grenade attack case. 2018-01-22 18:22:00.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2014/12/21/tareque_rahman.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Tareque_Rahman.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/01/22/aug-21-grenade-attack-case-tarique-rahmans-lawyer-starts-arguments Germany coalition talks: SPD backs talks with Merkel https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/germany-coalition-talks-spd-backs-talks-with-merkel Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) have voted for coalition negotiations with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, their former coalition partners. 2018-01-22 18:18:15.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/angelamerkel.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/angelamerkel.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/germany-coalition-talks-spd-backs-talks-with-merkel Turkey says campaign against Kurdish YPG in Afrin will be swift https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/turkey-says-campaign-against-kurdish-ypg-in-afrin-will-be-swift Turkey shelled targets in northern Syria on Monday and said its three-day-old operation against Kurdish YPG fighters who control the Afrin region would be completed swiftly. 2018-01-22 18:02:40.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/turky.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/turky.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/turkey-says-campaign-against-kurdish-ypg-in-afrin-will-be-swift New Market traders call off protests after assurances from MP https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/01/22/new-market-traders-call-off-protests-after-assurances-from-mp New Market traders have called off their midday protests against a second floor expansion at the market after receiving the assurances of a local parliamentary representative. 2018-01-22 17:57:23.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/new-market-02.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/new-market-02.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/01/22/new-market-traders-call-off-protests-after-assurances-from-mp Missing DU student found dead in Sitalakhya River https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/01/22/missing-du-student-found-dead-in-sitalakhya-river A missing Dhaka University student has been found dead in the Sitalakhya River in Narayanganj. 2018-01-22 17:55:25.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/naraanganj-college-student.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Naraanganj-college-student.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/01/22/missing-du-student-found-dead-in-sitalakhya-river US shutdown: Senators trade blame ahead of new vote https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/us-shutdown-senators-trade-blame-ahead-of-new-vote US senators are attempting to agree on a bill to fund the government, which is in its second day of shutdown. 2018-01-22 17:44:56.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/21/us-capitol-dome-is-shown.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/us-capitol-dome-is-shown.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/us-shutdown-senators-trade-blame-ahead-of-new-vote Iraq parliament confirms May 12 as date for elections: State TV https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/iraq-parliament-confirms-may-12-as-date-for-elections-state-tv Iraq’s parliament has confirmed May 12 as the date for holding a parliamentary election, state TV reported on Monday. 2018-01-22 17:27:29.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/haider-al-abadi.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/haider-al-abadi.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/iraq-parliament-confirms-may-12-as-date-for-elections-state-tv Catalonia's Puigdemont lands in Denmark as Spain seeks new warrant https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/catalonia-s-puigdemont-lands-in-denmark-as-spain-seeks-new-warrant Spain’s prosecutor sought on Monday to reactivate a European arrest warrant against Carles Puigdemont, as the former Catalan leader landed in Denmark for his first trip away from Belgium in three months of self-imposed exile. 2018-01-22 17:23:17.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/media/2018/01/22/carles-puigdemont.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/carles-puigdemont.jpg https://bdnews24.com/world/2018/01/22/catalonia-s-puigdemont-lands-in-denmark-as-spain-seeks-new-warrant Autorickshaw driver found dead in Dhamrai https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/01/22/autorickshaw-driver-found-dead-in-dhamrai Police have recovered body of man in Dhamrai on the outskirts of Dhaka. 2018-01-22 16:40:54.0 https://d30fl32nd2baj9.cloudfront.net/bangla-media/2018/01/22/gazipur-pic.jpg/ALTERNATES/w140/Gazipur-pic.jpg https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/01/22/autorickshaw-driver-found-dead-in-dhamrai